Learning Outcomes

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

  • Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold.
  • Describe how to use the basic EPI recording tools: immunization cards, the EPI Registration Book and the tally sheet.
  • Explain how you calculate immunization coverage and dropout rates and use them to monitor the success of your immunization programme.
  • Explain the possible causes of low immunization coverage rates, and/or high dropout rates, and suggest ways to improve these EPI indicators, including systems for tracing defaulters.
  • Describe how you make accurate, timely and complete immunization Summary Reports from your health facility.
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